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Dr. Paul Mitchell Jr, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Mitchell Jr

Dr. Paul Mitchell Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from USUHS F E HEBERT SCH OF MED in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(757) 622-5325

Dr. Mitchell Jr accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Mitchell Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mitchell Jr treats Myelopathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Mitchell Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mitchell Jr treats Spondylosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Mitchell Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mitchell Jr treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Mitchell Jr treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Mitchell Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our neurosurgical group is a private practice of 6 leading board-certified neurosurgeons and 2 board certified Physician Assistants treating the human body and its complex nervous system, ranging from the neck and spine to the most complex brain and ...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2002
NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER PORTSMOUTH
Residency Hospital
1991
National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda
Internship Hospital
1988
USUHS F E HEBERT SCH OF MED
Medical School
1984
Temple University
Undergraduate School
2002
1991
1988
1984

Awards

Dr. Mitchell Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mitchell Jr

4.6

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
4.545454545454546%
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The best doctor and a wonderful person. He is full of loving kindness and is the very best at what he does.
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I have worked closely with Dr. Paul Mitchell. as far back when he was a Third Year senior Resident At NNMC (Bethesda) Before it became (Wally World), Those Dr's at that time were the cream of the Crop, Dr Mitchell continued onto Portsmouth Naval then he left the Military to enter into Private...Read More
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Dr. Mitchell fused L1-L5 after I fractured two vertebrae by falling out of a tree in 2003. I'm submitting this review 14 years later to report that the surgery was literally a miracle in terms of how it fixed my spine, ended long-term chronic back pain and improved my general health. At age 71 I'm...Read More
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I was referred to Dr Mitchell for evaluation of my scoliosis. However someone put the reason for appointment as back pain. Only 1 of mri's were reviewed before my appointment. I feel Dr Mitchell was not prepared for my issue. I will not return.
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Takes his time, really listens has compassion and I think he is great. He placed my IT pump and it went like clock work. Helen Bellamy
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